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Chocolate Demonstration by Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres

Chocolate Demonstration by Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres

Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres sailed on Eurodam last week and he delighted guests with a cooking demonstration in the Culinary Arts Center that showed off his expert skills as one of the world’s most renowned chocolatiers. Party Planner Anaise Brown assisted Torres during the demonstration.

Cruise Diary: at Sea and Vanuatu

Cruise Diary: at Sea and Vanuatu

Journalist Ruth Taber is on board Oosterdam and sending in blog posts during her cruise. Enjoy! Monday morning – January 28, 2013 – on board the Oosterdam – more than half way on our voyage from Sydney to New Caledonia. We’ve “enjoyed” a tropical storm that worked its way down Australia – spreading rain and…   read more of “Cruise Diary: at…”

Veendam Holds Black & White Ball

Veendam Holds Black & White Ball

Thanks to Bob Hollis who sent in some photos of Veendam‘s Black & White Ball held while the ship was cruising South America. Guests had a great time and, as you can see from the photos, danced the night away.

Digital Workshop: No Touchscreen? No Problem!

Digital Workshop: No Touchscreen? No Problem!

Special thanks to Zuiderdam’s Techspert Krista who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. It’s Krista, techspert onboard the Zuiderdam where we’re sailing through the Caribbean and visiting the Panama Canal. As we sail, we’re learning all about Windows 8! I use Windows 8 on a laptop that I upgraded from Windows 7, and guess…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

‘Flower Power’ Night on Amsterdam

‘Flower Power’ Night on Amsterdam

Amsterdam‘s Flower Power night provided a fun flashback to the lovin’ hippie days. Here are some photos of the staff and dining room ready for the night’s festivities.

Digital Workshop: Fetch Files On Your PC

Digital Workshop: Fetch Files On Your PC

Special thanks to Volendam’s Techspert Frank Barcelona who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Here is a great way to access files from a remote PC when you are traveling. If you have the SkyDrive desktop app for Windows installed on a PC, you can use the Fetch files feature to access all your…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

HAL Digital Workshop: Macro and Cheese!

HAL Digital Workshop: Macro and Cheese!

Special thanks to Rotterdam’s Techspert John Robert’s who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Macro is one of the various modes on your typical pocket camera. The symbol usually looks like a flower. However, macro mode is not just for flowers anymore! If you’re like many travelers, one of the great things about any…   read more of “HAL Digital…”